Where Time Ends and Eternity Begins

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When and Where:
Sunday, November 11, 2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
at Butler University

Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall, 4600 Sunset Blvd., Indianapolis, IN 46208

Special Venue Instructions: Metered and garage parking available.
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Clara Abel, Colette Abel, Diane Earle, Nikki Pet, Rebecca Rischin


Event Description:

Violinist Colette Abel and Ensemble Quatuor explore intersections of faith and art through the music of Messiaen, Biber, Macmillan, and Burleigh.  

The crowning piece of the program, Oliver Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time, was written and premiered while Messiaen was imprisoned in a concentration camp, Stalag VIII, and was inspired by the Book of Revelations. Framing this composition are works by Heinrich Biber (Crucifixion Sonata), Cecil Burleigh (Ascension Sonata), and James MacMillan (Kiss on Wood), all treating the crucifixion theme.

As a special treat, Rebecca Rischin, acclaimed author of The Quartet for the End of Time: The Story of the Messiaen Quartet, will also be present to discuss the history of the piece and to sign books!

A limited number of metered parking spaces are available on campus. Garage parking can be found at the Sunset Avenue Garage near Clowes Hall. (4-5 minute walk.)

Walk-ins welcome. RSVPs encouraged by Nov. 10

Presented by Colette Abel, Butler University Jordan College of the Arts, Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, Meridian Music Company, and Encore Orchestral Strings.

IndyGo: 18 & 28

Image: Quartet for the End of Time by Emanuel Vardi